Saturday, September 25, 2021

Business

Top banker cautions on muted credit extension in Botswana

The year 2020 was not as chaotic for the country’s banking sector and was nothing closer to a roller-coaster ride as many may have...

Okavango presidential resort: Indepedent economist slams OP’s ambition

Botswana economy faces a historical crisis. The root causes are the twin deficits. First, the persistent fiscal deficit – the gap between government expenditure...

Inflation rate softens in August

The inflation rate which has been on upward swing in the past months has retreated slightly in August, though it is expected to pick...

A nation of white elephants

Botswana could surely be classified as a country of elephants - grey and white alike. The latter refers to buildings scattered all over the...

Life on a salad…

Spring is often associated with newness, freshness and cleanliness. It’s like a time to start all over again. For most people it’s a good...

Botswana bags another multi-billion Pula loan, this time from AFDB

There is one certainty that will come out of the 2022 national budget speech when the minister of Finance and Economic Development takes it...

FNBB maintaining resilience

First National Bank Botswana  remained resilient amid what they termed “real and severe economic test”, with the country’s largest commercial bank reporting a slightly...

Botswana needs $18 billion to achieve a 15% reduction in emissions

According to Botswana’s Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC), approximately $18.4 billion is required to achieve the set target of a 15% Green House Gas (GHG)...

The BSE on the mend

The Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) has narrowed down losses in the past eight months compared to the same period last year. From January to August...

Creative works database on the cards – CIPA

The continent of Africa is set to synchronize its Intellectual property registration and protection through the Kampala Protocol on voluntary registration of copyright and...